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Funding | How To | Scaleup | Startup
How to Attract Investment & Approach a Fundraise
December 1, 2019
Do you think you’re ready for investment – but you don’t know where to start? In his blog, Rob Halliday, Lead Fund Manager at Social Investment Scotland (SIS), reflects on what makes an excellent investment as young companies look for the funds they need to go from startup to scaleup.
How To | Marketing | Startup | Tech
An Introduction to App Store Optimisation (ASO)
November 29, 2019
The Google Play marketplace holds 2.5 million apps, and Apple App Store around 2 million. Considering the competition, you may wonder how to make sure your app gets noticed. What you need is ASO. To put it briefly, App Store Optimisation is the process of improving the visibility of your app on the marketplace by making it rank as close to the top in search results as possible. Fine-tuning your listing and getting better exposure gets you those all-important installs.
Marketing | Podcasts | Tech
The Starling Developer Podcast
November 26, 2019
Jason Maude, Starling Chief Technology Advocate, returns to present another set of six episodes talking about how technology at Starling is evolving and what they’re working on right now. The series features discussions with many Starling engineers as well as members of their fraud, data science, and executive teams and covers topics such as AI decision making, open banking, and how we can avoid falling into the legacy trap.
Diversity | Reports | Sustainability
Pass The Mic – Women of Colour Commentators in Scotland
November 25, 2019
A list of expert women for your next event or media call! This list is growing and is only a snapshot of the expertise that can be found when you look a little harder. Please note: this is a volunteer run website, it will be updated as and when possible.
Articles | Diversity | Funding | Reports
Where Did you Go to School?
November 23, 2019
The lack of diversity within venture capital is something Richard Kerby has been hard at work to try and remedy and writes about frequently. In the past, he’s laid out the demographic breakdowns of the venture industry and sought to disprove the notion that the reason that there are so few investors of colour is because venture investors must be engineers, by showing that the majority of venture investors have no technical experience.
Entrepreneurship | How To | Startup | Videos
How to Evaluate Startup Ideas – Kevin Hale
November 21, 2019
In this 25 minute video, Y Combinator Partner Kevin Hale walks us through the process of evaluating ideas and how founders should think about their startups.
Entrepreneurship | How To | Startup
What It Takes To Start A Business
November 20, 2019
An entrepreneur’s journey to success can be a long one. But there are three basic tests any new business must pass for it to even be viable. After that, it really comes down to your determination and ability to find the right people to join you as you pursue your worthy fantasy.
Business Development | How To | Marketing | Startup
5 ways to use surveys to growth hack your startup
November 18, 2019
Building a startup is like sprinting a marathon. But if you can pull it off, the payoff is immeasurable. Along the way, surveys can help. Here are 5 thought-starters to help you unlock startup growth through powerful survey feedback.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Funding | Scaleup | Startup
The Irrationality of Early-Stage Fundraising
November 16, 2019
Part of Oussama Ammar and The Family’s job is supporting young entrepreneurs as they learn how startups really work. And pretty much every young entrepreneur has no idea about how or why investors will give them money.
Branding | Business Development | How To | Marketing | Startup
5 reasons why defining your brand is good for business
November 14, 2019
In his blog, Giles Etherington, Brand Consultant at Brands Start Here, shows us why having a strong brand affects every part of your business – and how to take control of what the world thinks about your company.
Reports | Tech | Wellbeing
How healthy is the internet?
November 12, 2019
Mozilla’s Foundation 2019 compilation of research and stories explains what’s key to a healthier internet across five issues, from personal experience to global concerns: is the internet safe? how open is it? who is welcome? who can succeed? who controls it?
Articles | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup | Wellbeing
The ethics of the 4 day work week. It’s not just about the hours
November 8, 2019
Arguments for fewer working hours usually focus on the “economic” benefits, in the sense of resource allocation that maximises satisfaction, but a new report says there’s a more important reason: that it is ethically desirable. Ethical desirability isn’t just a matter of costs and benefits: it’s also a matter of justice and realising common goods.
People & Culture | Purpose-Driven Business | Videos | Wellbeing
How can good mental health and well-being drive innovation in business?
November 5, 2019
A 45 minute webinar with guest speakers Delphine Dépy Carron, Peter Koening, Alexander Inchbald & Gib Bulloch discussing the question: ‘How can good mental health and well-being drive innovation in business?’.
Entrepreneurship | How To | Startup | Videos
How to Get and Test Startup Ideas – Michael Seibel
November 2, 2019
From starting with a problem to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Michael takes you in just 6 minutes through the basics of how to get and test startup ideas. Michael is CEO and a Partner at Y Combinator; he was the co-founder and CEO of Justin.tv and Socialcam.
Economy | Funding | How To | Reports | Scaleup | Startup | Tech
La French Tech ecosystem map
October 29, 2019
La French Tech has launched a Dealroom-powered French ecosystem map. Already covering 13K startups and much more, the objective is to become even more comprehensive and value-add for the entire tech industry.